I think I have an issue related to this; I have converted most of a site to use mysql_i and all the pages that use this connection display properly. However, pages which use the 'old' connection script do not display properly in Spanish - (or presumably other languages where accents etc are used) - despite the same data from the database being retrieved on the different pages.
I assume this must be a character set issue and am not sure how to set the charset as utf8 in the 'old' connection file.
Currently this is:
$hostname_connRoSite = "localhost";
$database_connRoSite = "stname";
$username_connRoSite = "uname";
$password_connRoSite = "pwd";
$connRoSite = mysql_pconnect($hostname_connRoSite, $username_connRoSite, $password_connRoSite) or trigger_error(mysql_error(),E_USER_ERROR);
Any help much appreciated